Visit to RAF Brize Norton / Visite de la base militaire RAF à Brize Norton

Visit to RAF Brize Norton / Visite de la base militaire RAF à Brize Norton

30th May 2024
Today some of our Franco-British Young and Local Leaders visited the RAF base at Brize Norton to find out more about the Royal Air Force and defence cooperation.Aujourd’hui un groupe de Young et Local Leaders franco-britannique ont visité la base militaire Royal Air Force à Brize Norton pour en savoir plus sur la RAF et […]
2024 Young Leaders announced / L’annonce de la cohorte des Young Leaders 2024

2024 Young Leaders announced / L’annonce de la cohorte des Young Leaders 2024

30th May 2024
The Franco-British Council / Conseil Franco-Britannique has announced 20 new Young Leaders for 2024 in the seventh year of its Young Leaders programme. This new cohort joins an alumni network of 156 Young Leaders who share the goal of working together across their sectors to shape the future of the Franco-British relationship. Members of the […]
Young Leaders visit to Jersey / Visite de nos Young Leaders à Jersey

Young Leaders visit to Jersey / Visite de nos Young Leaders à Jersey

24th May 2024
Our Franco-British Young Leaders are visiting Jersey this week hosted by the Government of Jersey to look at the island’s relationships with the UK and France. It has been a fascinating visit. Nos Young Leaders franco-britanniques sont en visite à Jersey cette semaine, organisée par le gouvernement de Jersey, pour examiner les relations de l’île […]
Meeting with / Rencontre avec Deputy Ian Gorst

Meeting with / Rencontre avec Deputy Ian Gorst

8th May 2024
Our chair in the UK, Lord Ricketts, met today with Deputy lan Gorst, Jersey’s Minister for External Relations and Financial Services, ahead of a visit to Jersey with our Young Leaders later this month Notre Président au Royaume-Uni, Lord Ricketts, a rencontré aujourd’hui Lan Gorst, ministre des Relations extérieures et des Services financiers de Jersey. […]
Young Leaders programme jury meeting / Réunion du jury de selection du programme Young Leaders

Young Leaders programme jury meeting / Réunion du jury de selection du programme Young Leaders

3rd May 2024
The jury for the Franco-British Young Leaders Programme met yesterday and was chaired by both ambassadors Dame Menna Rawlings DCMG and Hélène Duchêne. We will be announcing the new cohort very soon. Le jury de sélection du programme Young Leaders franco-britannique s’est réuni hier et était présidé par les deux Ambassadrices Hélène Duchêne et Dame […]
Visit to Scotland – Day three / Visite en Ecosse troisieme jour

Visit to Scotland – Day three / Visite en Ecosse troisieme jour

8th December 2023
On day three, members of the Franco-British Council travelled to a vertical farm operated by Intelligent Growth Solutions at the James Hutton Institute in Invergowerie to find out more about recent developments with vertical farms and innovations in food production. Le troisième jour, une visite fut organisée à la ferme verticale d’Intelligent Growth Solutions au […]
Visit to Scotland – Day two / Visite en Ecosse deuxieme jour

Visit to Scotland – Day two / Visite en Ecosse deuxieme jour

7th December 2023
On day 2, the delegation was invited to the Scottish National library to find out more about the local history between France and Scotland – the Auld Alliance. They then visited the Scottish Parliament to attend First Minister’s Questions followed by a meeting with the First Minister of Scotland, The Rt Hon Humza Yousaf MSP, […]
Visit to Scotland – Day one / Visite en Ecosse premier jour

Visit to Scotland – Day one / Visite en Ecosse premier jour

6th December 2023
On day one, Our Franco-British Young and Local Leaders visited the Pitlochry hydro Dam in Perth, operated by SSE who kindly sponsored this visit. The Franco-British Council also organised a roundtable discussion on energy collaboration between UK/Scotland and France with: Finlay McCutcheon, Director of Onshore at SSE Renewables Leader Julia Cantel, Franco-British Young, Project manager […]
Franco-British Council visit to Scotland / La visite en Ecosse du Conseil franco-britannique

Franco-British Council visit to Scotland / La visite en Ecosse du Conseil franco-britannique

6th December 2023
In December 2023, our Franco-British Young and Local Leaders went to Scotland for a three-day visit to discuss the key issues of Energy, Climate Change, Sustainability and Food Security and Securing Our Future. France and the UK have common goals in tackling issues around energy, climate change and sustainability, and recent world events have highlighted […]
Franco-British Council Defence conference 2023 – 21st Nov / Conférence défense du Conseil franco-britannique 2023 – 21 nov

Franco-British Council Defence conference 2023 – 21st Nov / Conférence défense du Conseil franco-britannique 2023 – 21 nov

21st November 2023
On 21st November, Mme Hélène Duchêne, French Ambassador to the United Kingdom, and Dame Menna Rawlings DCMG, British Ambassador to the French Republic, gave the diplomatic perspective on the Franco-British defence relationship and Eric Béranger, CEO of MBDA, gave the industrial view. There were also speeches from Lord Peter Ricketts, Chair of the Franco-British Council […]
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